Taylor obit

Davis White Taylor, 88, of Graceville, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Chester Padgett officiating, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

In lieu of flowers family request memorials be made in his memory to The Gideons P.O. Box 308 Chipley, FL 32428.

Mr. Taylor was born in Graceville, Florida, on October 30, 1932, to the late William Walter Taylor and Ruby Lee White Taylor. A 1951 graduate of Graceville High School, Mr. Taylor farmed along with his family for many years. He received Peanut Farmer of the year for Florida, Alabama and Georgia in 1959, 1960 and 1962. After his retirement in farming, he became a driver for Tri-County Community Council for several years. Mr. Taylor served as a Gideon and was a longtime member of Salem United Methodist Church. He truly enjoyed gardening, fishing and gospel music.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Kathleen Taylor, two sons Ted Taylor and wife Sharon, Steve Taylor and wife Tanya; five grandchildren Jesica Havel (Max), Danielle Taylor; Wade Taylor (Joy), Angela Land (Tyler), Joshua Taylor (Sydney), twelve great grandchildren, Camdyn, Brayden, Aubrey, Justin and wife Christy, Jarrett, Gretchen, Kenzie, Sawyer, Tripp, Brooks, Keely, Amelia; two great great grandchildren Jolee and Rylee.

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  1. My wife and I were very saddened to hear of Mr. Taylor’s passing. He was one of the most decent, kind, and intelligent men I had the pleasure of knowing. He and I shared many gardening techniques with each other…what worked and didn’t work. It was a pleasure to have known him. They simply don’t make men like him anymore.

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